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MORLEY AND PORTWOOD SIGN FOR THE WARRIORS IN 2018

Ben Morley and Adam Portwood are the latest names on the Wightlink Warriors 2018 team sheet as the club begins team building for the season ahead. National League high flyer Ben Morley is to join the Isle of Wight for the 2018 season in the number 1 position. The 23-year-old Essex based racer was 1 of the top 5 riders …

MASTER BLASTER RETURNS TO THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

Scott Campos, who joined the Wightlink Warriors late in the 2017 season, is to return to the club in 2018. Scott became a huge hit with the fans for his death defying blasts around the sweeping bends at the Andrew Younie stadium. Team Manager Jackie Vatcher has said: “Scott joined us after Kings Lynn withdrew from the National League and …

HURRICANES PUT IN A GOOD PERFORMANCE AGAINST THE ODDS

Following another weekend of cup exploits, the Sandown & Shanklin Hurricanes returned to Fordingbridge RFC for League action on Saturday (25th November). With a weakened, and just the sole 15, the hopes weren’t as high for the Hurricanes as they were the last time they travelled away to Fordingbridge. Nevertheless, despite a slight chill, it was a perfect afternoon for …

LENDY COWES WEEK 2018 OPENS FOR ENTRIES

Entries for the world famous Lendy Cowes Week regatta have opened today (Wednesday), with organisers Cowes Week Limited (CWL) announcing a range of competitor-led initiatives for the flagship event. Feedback from the various classes taking part has led to a comprehensive re-working of the entry fee structure. Standard and Late entry Fees for all classes have been reduced for the …

ISLAND MEMBERS TAKE PART IN TAE KWON-DO TOURNAMENT

Over 50 members of the Isle of Wight Tae Kwon-Do club took part in their annual Isle of Wight Tournament on 18th November. The tournament consisted of 5 different disciplines; Patterns, Board Breaking, Continuous Sparring, Point-stop Sparring and ‘Beat Pete’. The ‘Beat Pete’ event was very popular, with 16 junior members queuing up to attack the club’s chief instructor, Mr …

RYDE’S LADIES RECEIVE CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY AT AWARDS DINNER

Ryde Rowing Club’s Ladies Coastal Junior Squad were presented with individual medals and the Championship Trophy at the Hants & Dorset Amateur Rowing Association Presentation Dinner in Southampton earlier this month. The squad’s 10 race win season culminated with them becoming South Coast champions for 2017  – the club’s 42nd Hants & Dorset ARA Championship win. But the night saw …

SPEEDWAY WIZARDS CONJURE UP FIRST SPONSORSHIP

2 supporters have quickly stepped forward to become the Wightlink Wizards’ first official sponsors following the announcement that the side will be competing in the Southern Development League in 2018. On the back of a very successful association with the Wightlink Warriors in 2017, Stu and Jack Clelland, the speedway mad father and son duo from Portsmouth, have generously offered to fund the fuel costs …

ISLAND SPEEDWAY EXPANDS WITH INTRODUCTION OF WIGHTLINK WIZARDS

Island speedway bosses Barry Bishop and Martin Widman have announced that they intend to enter a team in the Southern Development League (SDL) next season. The team name will be Isle of Wight ‘Wightlink’ Wizards and this venture will be in addition to the activities of the Wightlink Warriors in the National League. Those who have been supporting speedway on …

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